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The Limitation (Northern Ireland) Order 1989


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Time limit: actions founded on contract, etc.

4.  Subject to Articles 5, 7 and 9, the following actions may not be brought after the expiration of six years from the date on which the cause of action accrued—

(a)an action founded on simple contract;

(b)an action founded on quasi-contract;

(c)an action to enforce an award where the arbitration agreement is not under seal;

(d)an action to recover any sum recoverable by virtue of any statutory provision, other than—

(ii)a debt created by Article 25(2) or 474 of the Companies (Northern Ireland) Order 1986(1); or

(iii)an amount recoverable under section 1 of the Civil Liability (Contribution) Act 1978(2).

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